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RN Resident- Linden Oaks

Company: Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare
Location: Naperville
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Edward-Elmhurst Health includes three hospitals # Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital, and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health # and an extensive ambulatory care network that provides comprehensive healthcare to residents of the west and southwest suburbs of Chicago. #Linden Oaks is a community based non-for-profit facility that treats conditions such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders and self-injury for adolescents and adults. We are a leading center for the treatment of substance abuse and offer services for each stage of the recovery process, including inpatient and outpatient treatment, residential (for adults) and detoxification. Our comprehensive eating disorders program is nationally known and locally preferred The RN Resident works under the direct supervision of a nurse preceptor, renders nursing care for assigned patients in accordance with professional nursing practice and physician and/or APC treatment plans in order to provide quality patient care. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Assesses patients# condition based upon observation and/or interview of patient, physicians# diagnosis, laboratory results and any other pertinent information following established nursing standards. # Under the direct supervision of the clinical preceptor, prepares nursing/interdisciplinary care plans consistent with assessment of patients# condition and physicians# treatment plan and reviews care plans with senior nursing personnel for complex, difficult and/or unfamiliar patient conditions. # Monitors and evaluates patient#s response to nursing care and interventions.# Modifies treatment plans for routine cases, contacts senior nursing personnel to evaluate patient condition and revise treatment plans, and/or contacts physicians as circumstances require. # Observes and evaluates patients# symptoms, progress and response to treatments and medications and initiates appropriate action as indicated. # Documents and maintains records and patient charts, reports patients# condition, medications given and treatments administered as appropriate, and updates patients# records.# Co-signature is required by nurse preceptor/senior nurse until nursing license is obtained. # Provides routine instruction to patients and family members regarding treatments, medical/surgical procedures, nursing plans/interdisciplinary treatment and so forth in order to allay apprehensions; explains home care methods and techniques necessary for continuing Required Education and/or Experience: Baccalaureate Degree or higher in Nursing On rare occasions an internal candidate with an Associate#s Degree in Nursing may be considered if they are currently enrolled in an advanced degree course of study in nursing.# The RN must obtain a Baccalaureate Degree or higher in Nursing within two years of date of transfer to RN position.# Only candidates strongly recommended by their Director and who have been evaluated as a top performer will be considered for this position. Required Certification and/or License: Documented proof of passing the NCLEX and Illinois RN license application upon position start date.# State of Illinois RN license must be obtained within 90 days of position start date. ##If the State of Illinois RN license is not obtained within 90 days of position start date, employee will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination. Current CPR issued by the American Heart Association CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) certification within 90 days of hire #Preferred Certification and/or License: Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse license Benefits offered by Edward-Elmhurst Health include: Public Service Loan Forgiveness program Medical, dental, and vision 401K Tuition reimbursement Paid time off Discounted Fitness center membership Plus many other Employee Perks

Edward-Elmhurst Health includes three hospitals - Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital, and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health - and an extensive ambulatory care network that provides comprehensive healthcare to residents of the west and southwest suburbs of Chicago. Linden Oaks is a community based non-for-profit facility that treats conditions such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders and self-injury for adolescents and adults. We are a leading center for the treatment of substance abuse and offer services for each stage of the recovery process, including inpatient and outpatient treatment, residential (for adults) and detoxification. Our comprehensive eating disorders program is nationally known and locally preferred

The RN Resident works under the direct supervision of a nurse preceptor, renders nursing care for assigned patients in accordance with professional nursing practice and physician and/or APC treatment plans in order to provide quality patient care.

* PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Assesses patients' condition based upon observation and/or interview of patient, physicians' diagnosis, laboratory results and any other pertinent information following established nursing standards.


* Under the direct supervision of the clinical preceptor, prepares nursing/interdisciplinary care plans consistent with assessment of patients' condition and physicians' treatment plan and reviews care plans with senior nursing personnel for complex, difficult and/or unfamiliar patient conditions.


* Monitors and evaluates patient's response to nursing care and interventions. Modifies treatment plans for routine cases, contacts senior nursing personnel to evaluate patient condition and revise treatment plans, and/or contacts physicians as circumstances require.


* Observes and evaluates patients' symptoms, progress and response to treatments and medications and initiates appropriate action as indicated.


* Documents and maintains records and patient charts, reports patients' condition, medications given and treatments administered as appropriate, and updates patients' records. Co-signature is required by nurse preceptor/senior nurse until nursing license is obtained.


* Provides routine instruction to patients and family members regarding treatments, medical/surgical procedures, nursing plans/interdisciplinary treatment and so forth in order to allay apprehensions; explains home care methods and techniques necessary for continuing



Required Education and/or Experience:

* Baccalaureate Degree or higher in Nursing
* On rare occasions an internal candidate with an Associate's Degree in Nursing may be considered if they are currently enrolled in an advanced degree course of study in nursing. The RN must obtain a Baccalaureate Degree or higher in Nursing within two years of date of transfer to RN position. Only candidates strongly recommended by their Director and who have been evaluated as a top performer will be considered for this position.

Required Certification and/or License:

* Documented proof of passing the NCLEX and Illinois RN license application upon position start date. State of Illinois RN license must be obtained within 90 days of position start date. If the State of Illinois RN license is not obtained within 90 days of position start date, employee will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.
* Current CPR issued by the American Heart Association
* CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) certification within 90 days of hire

Preferred Certification and/or License:

* Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse license

Benefits offered by Edward-Elmhurst Health include:

* Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
* Medical, dental, and vision
* 401K
* Tuition reimbursement
* Paid time off
* Discounted Fitness center membership
* Plus many other Employee Perks

Keywords: Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, Naperville , RN Resident- Linden Oaks, Other , Naperville, Illinois

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